ring on my finger and a crown of thorns. by aglaia b


Small (16.4" x 22.6")

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ring on my finger and a crown of thorns. by 

A dedication; to the multitalented and super sexy vixen Jacqueline Gwynne AKA heroine.

This portrait was shot using a pentax K1000 and lLford black and white film and printed in the dark room the conventional way using high contrast filters and techniques such as dodging and burning.


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  • ADMarshall
    ADMarshallabout 6 years ago

    And she looks so relieved!

  • LOL, never happy!
    thanks adam;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • PJ Ryan
    PJ Ryanabout 6 years ago

    Oh, i love this one very much !!

    .. so incredibly evocative .. !!

    It really sets my mind off in so many directions which i just love – so inspiring ..

    (there goes my creative writing mind .. zoooooom off it goes ready to write !!)

  • you’re so gorgeous and i’m so happy after having read your comment!
    thanks ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • heroine
    heroineabout 6 years ago

    She looks like she’s wearing a crown of thorns. Good balance and contrast.

    Great image girl!

  • crown of thorns how cool and what a great title that could have been.
    where are you when i need you! lol
    thanks jack jack jacki, ooops sorry, i agree bad song! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • andreasphoto
    andreasphotoabout 6 years ago

    my preferred model ;-)

  • thanks andreas, well she did have a ring on her finger from a german man and lived there too for a while. now they have parted! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • ADMarshall
    ADMarshallabout 6 years ago

    well it goes without saying you take a great photo – I hope their were enough bathrooms this time…

  • hahahha, we carried a bucket, just in case!
    thank you! ;-)
    psst how is that work of yours going? ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellabout 6 years ago

    I get a haughty allusiveness that says ring you might get but it does not encapsulate my soul…..

    but hey, I’m often wrong…..XO

  • well this time you are spot on!
    thanks so much, sweet lisa g ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • heroine
    heroineabout 6 years ago

    I’m right here when you need me, I don’t move very far Ag Ag Aglaia…

    It’s the worst song ever!! How could they do that to my name!!

  • LOL! yes your poor name!
    i love what you have done to mine up ☝, for Ag is the symbol for the chemical element silver. its compounds are used in photographic film. ;-) xox ♥

    – aglaia b

  • theyellowfury
    theyellowfuryabout 6 years ago


  • thanks simon! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • andreasphoto
    andreasphotoabout 6 years ago

    well, I don’t give away rings. that often. or so. and yes a crown of thorns. I can see that. great capture.

  • LOL, remember jen wants to make you her future husband. that requires a ring yes? hehe ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

  • andreasphoto
    andreasphotoabout 6 years ago

    oh, she’s going to marry Tom Waits, or Lou Reed, or well, cannot remember…

  • lou reed, lol, no mention of tom waits, yet!
    oh and a blow up doll.
    i do miss her, she is the life of the party! ;-) xox

    – aglaia b

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